Ngozi Okpara is the Head, Mass Media and Writing Department, School of Media and Communication. She holds a BA.Ed., an M.ED degrees and a PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She also obtained an MSC in Media and Communication from the Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos in addition to other certificate courses, workshops, seminars and conferences within and outside Nigeria. She has several years of teaching experience in secondary and post secondary institutions. She is a versatile, multitasking entrepreneur and academic, who have attended many national and international conferences both in business and academics. Her areas of research and consultancy are in human communication, ethical issues in media and communication, communication skills and negotiation in community relations.